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Vaccine rollout biggest in UK history - Expert comment

"COVID-19 presents a unique challenge not seen outside of specific epidemics such as smallpox. Like with smallpox, the vaccine needs to reach everyone, and as quickly as possible", says Dr Gareth Millward.

Thu 21 Jan 2021, 14:40 | Tags: Policy, History, medicine, coronavirus, Public Health, disease, vaccine, COVID-19

Expert comment - new Brazilian variant of COVID-19

"We need to carefully monitor immune responses in individuals infected with these variants." Professor Lawrence S. Young, Virologist and Professor of Molecular Oncology, comments on new variants of the coronavirus and whether they will be less affected by the vaccines.

Fri 15 Jan 2021, 11:55 | Tags: Expert comment, coronavirus, COVID19, disease, vaccine, COVID-19

Local COVID-19 lockdowns: Dr Ed Hill

A local lockdown has been enforced in Leicester this week, and more could be announced as the government has drawn up a list of 36 'at risk' areas. Dr Ed Hill is an expert on the control of infectious diseases from Warwick's Zeeman Institute for Systems Biology & Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research (SBIDER).

Wed 01 Jul 2020, 12:55 | Tags: COVID19, disease, COVID-19

'Second wave' warning: two experts have their say

This week, health leaders warned that a 'second wave' of the coronavirus is likely, and that the UK should be more prepared. Two experts in the spread of disease from the University of Warwick commented on the story.

Fri 26 Jun 2020, 11:10 | Tags: Health, Academic Staff, Expert comment, COVID19, disease, COVID-19